PMP Certification A Beginner s Guide

Author: George Angel
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9780071633710
Release Date: 2009-11-10
Genre: Business & Economics

Essential Project Management Skills--Made Easy! This accessible guide bridges the gap between being a project manager and becoming a globally recognized Project Management Professional (PMP). Covering the latest PMP exam content from the Project Management Institute (PMI), the book explains PMI's worldwide standard methods, nine knowledge areas, and 42 processes. You'll learn proven strategies for improving project efficiency and effectiveness, balancing constraints, communicating timely and accurate project status, and successfully bringing a project to completion. A real-world case study that's followed throughout the book provides helpful examples, checklists, and proven project results. Designed for Easy Learning: Key Skills & Concepts--Chapter-opening lists of specific skills covered in the chapter Ask the Expert--Q&A sections filled with bonus information and helpful tips Try This--Hands-on exercises that show you how to apply your skills Notes--Extra information related to the topic being covered Tips--Helpful reminders to help you prepare for the PMP exam

PMP Certification

Author: George G. Angel
Publisher:
ISBN: 1607325985
Release Date: 2017-09-01
Genre:

This accessible guide bridges the gap between being a project manager and becoming a globally recognized Project Management Professional (PMP). Aligned with A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK� Guide), Sixth Edition, this book explains the Project Management Institute's worldwide standard methods, five process groups, ten knowledge areas, and forty-nine processes and includes many tips to help prepare for the latest PMP exam. Angel includes proven strategies for improving project efficiency and effectiveness, balancing constraints, communicating timely and accurate project status, and successfully bringing a project to completion. Real-world case studies followed throughout the book provide examples, checklists, and proven project results. Designed for easy learning, the book contains chapter-opening lists of specific skills covered in the chapter, Q&A sections filled with bonus information and helpful tips, real-world experiences that show how to apply particular skills, and reminders to help in preparation for the PMP exam.

Absolute Beginner s Guide to Project Management

Author: Greg Horine
Publisher: Pearson Education
ISBN: 9780768687446
Release Date: 2009-01-16
Genre: Business & Economics

Why learn project management the hard way? Absolute Beginner’s Guide to Project Management, Second Edition will have you managing projects in no time! Here’s a small sample of what you’ll learn: Key concepts and fundamentals behind best-practice project management techniques The mindset and skill set of effective project managers Project techniques that work in any industry, with any tools The common elements of successful projects Lessons from failed projects The value and importance of project leadership versus project management How to manage growing project trends and tough project types that first-time project managers are likely to encounter How to make better use of Microsoft Project How to respond when project reality does not match textbook scenarios Expert insight on key project management concepts and topics You’ve just been handed your department's biggest project. Absolute Beginner's Guide to Project Management will show you exactly where to start—and walk you step by step through your entire project! Expert project manager Gregory Horine shows you exactly what works and what doesn’t, drawing on the field’s proven best practices. Understand your role as a project manager...gain the skills and discover the personal qualities of great project managers...learn how to organize, estimate, and schedule projects effectively...manage deliverables, issues, changes, risks, quality, vendors, communications, and expectations...make the most of technology...manage virtual teams...avoid the problems that trip up new project managers! This new edition jumpstarts your project management expertise even faster, with all-new insights on Microsoft Project, challenging project situations and intriguing project management topics of the day.

Project Management Absolute Beginner s Guide

Author: Greg Horine
Publisher: Que Publishing
ISBN: 9780133115581
Release Date: 2012-10-16
Genre: Business & Economics

Succeed as a project manager, even if you’ve never run a project before! This book is the fastest way to master every project management task, from upfront budgeting and scheduling through execution, managing teams through closing projects, and learning from experience. Updated for the latest web-based project management tools and the newest version of PMP certification, this book will show you exactly how to get the job done, one incredibly clear and easy step at a time. Project management has never, ever been this simple! Who knew how simple Project Management could be? This is today’s best beginner’s guide to modern project management… simple, practical instructions for succeeding with every task you’ll need to perform! Here’s a small sample of what you’ll learn: • Master the key skills and qualities every project manager needs • Lead projects, don’t just “manage” them • Avoid 15 most common mistakes new project managers make • Learn from troubled, successful, and “recovered” projects • Set the stage for success by effectively defining your project • Build a usable project plan and an accurate work breakdown structure (WBS) • Create budgets and schedules that help you manage risk • Use powerful control and reporting techniques, including earned value management • Smoothly manage project changes, issues, risks, deliverables, and quality • Manage project communications and stakeholder expectations • Organize and lead high-performance project teams • Manage cross-functional, cross-cultural, and virtual projects • Work successfully with vendors and Project Management Offices • Make the most of Microsoft Project and new web-based alternatives • Get started with agile and “critical chain” project management

Projektmanagement f r Dummies

Author: Stanley E. Portny
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9783527699575
Release Date: 2016-08-12
Genre: Business & Economics

Vor einem liegt nicht nur ein bislang unüberschaubares Projekt, sondern schon eine Ahnung hinsichtlich all der Probleme, die mit ihm einhergehen könnten: Wer kennt das nicht? Stanley Portny zeigt, wie Projektmanagement richtig funktioniert, wenn man weiß, worauf zu achten ist. Er erklärt, wie man Projekte richtig plant, durchführt und kontrolliert, damit man die Ziele nicht aus den Augen verliert und den Überblick behält. Dazu gehört natürlich auch zu wissen, was ein gutes Projektteam ausmacht und wie man die Leute bei der Stange hält. Dabei geht der Autor auf die neuesten Projektmanagement-Techniken ein und stellt verschiedene Computerprogramme vor, die das Projektmanagement unterstützen und wesentlich erleichtern. Mit diesem Buch wird jeder zu einem routinierten Projektmanager, der seine Projekte mit Bravour meistert.

A Project Manager s Guide to Passing the Project Management Pmp Exam

Author: Brent W. Knapp Pmp
Publisher: www.pmexam.com
ISBN: 9780972665674
Release Date: 2010-02
Genre: Business & Economics

Apply your project management skills to the unique challenges of information technology (IT) projects with strategies developed in the field by experienced IT project managers. Discover critical success factors and hidden risks?and get proven, cost-effective solutions.This book addresses all areas of IT project management: hardware, software, systems integration, and human resources. In addition, the book addresses the role of the project manager at each phase of the project life cycle and helps you to gain the foundation, experience, techniques and tools to manage each stage of your project. You will learn techniques to set goals tied directly to stakeholder needs, get the most from your project management team and utilize project management tools to get work done on time and within budget.Designed for both new and veteran project managers, this book extends traditional project management concepts into the IT arena. You?ll gain an understanding of the strategies and skills necessary to manage IT projects of any size.

CAPM PMP Project Management All in One Exam Guide

Author: Joseph Phillips
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 0071510273
Release Date: 2007-04-27
Genre: Computers

All-in-One is All You Need Get complete coverage of all the Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM) and the Project Management Professional (PMP) exam topics from this comprehensive volume. Covering the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK), CAPM/PMP Project Management Certification All-in-One Exam Guide features learning objectives at the beginning of each chapter, expert exam tips, practice questions, and in-depth explanations. Detailed and authoritative, this book serves as both a complete certification study guide and an essential on-the-job reference. Get full details on all exam topics including how to: Implement Project Integration Management Plan and control project scope Define, sequence, and manage project activities Estimate and administer the project budget Perform quality control Acquire and manage the project team Communicate project performance with stakeholders Monitor and control project risks Plan for procurement Adhere to the PMP code of professional conduct The CD-ROM features Two full practice exams Video training Complete electronic book

PMP Exam Cram

Author: Michael R. Solomon
Publisher: Pearson Education
ISBN: 9780768690866
Release Date: 2009-12-08
Genre: Computers

PMP Exam Cram, Fourth Edition, is the perfect study guide to help you pass the 2009 PMP Exam. It provides coverage and practice questions for every exam topic. The book contains an extensive set of preparation tools such as quizzes and Exam Alerts. Covers the critical information you’ll need to know to score higher on your exam! Approach the project management process from PMI’s views on project management Understand the project management framework Properly initiate projects Understand the project planning process Complete the planned project work Monitor project work and make necessary changes Close projects Follow PMI’s professional responsibility standards

Profintern

Author: Reiner Tosstorff
Publisher: Verlag Ferd.Sch├╢ningh GmbH & Co KG
ISBN: STANFORD:36105114880524
Release Date: 2004
Genre: International labor activities


Head First PMP

Author: Jennifer Greene
Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
ISBN: 9781449331535
Release Date: 2009-07-28
Genre: Computers

Learn the latest principles and certification objectives in The PMBOK Guide, Fourth Edition, in a unique and inspiring way with Head First PMP . The second edition of this book helps you prepare for the PMP certification exam using a visually rich format designed for the way your brain works. You'll find a full-length sample exam included inside the book. More than just proof of passing a test, a PMP certification means that you have the knowledge to solve most common project problems. But studying for a difficult four-hour exam on project management isn't easy, even for experienced project managers. Drawing on the latest research in neurobiology, cognitive science, and learning theory, Head First PMP offers you a multi-sensory experience that helps the material stick, not a text-heavy approach that puts you to sleep. This book will help you: Learn PMP's underlying concepts to help you understand the PMBOK principles and pass the certification exam with flying colors Get 100% coverage of the latest principles and certification objectives in The PMBOK Guide, Fourth Edition, including two new processes: Collect Requirements and Identify Stakeholders Make use of a thorough and effective preparation guide with hundreds of practice questions and exam strategies Explore the material through puzzles, games, problems, and exercises that make learning easy and entertaining Head First PMP puts project management principles into context to help you understand, remember, and apply them -- not just on the exam, but also on the job.

Die Kunst Des It projektmanagements 2nd Edition

Author: Scott Berkun
Publisher: O'Reilly Germany
ISBN: 9783897219229
Release Date: 2009-06-30
Genre: Computers

Weshalb verschieben sich Release-Termine ständig? Warum funktioniert die Team-Kommunikation zwischen Designern, Entwicklern und Marketing nicht? Wie kommt man auf wirklich kreative Ideen? Und was tun, wenn etwas schief geht? Wenn Sie sich Fragen wie diese schon oft gestellt haben – Scott Berkun hat die Antworten für Sie. Mit Humor und scharfem Blick beleuchtet der erfahrene Autor und Projektmanager die klassischen Aufgaben, Herausforderungen und Mechanismen des IT-Projektmanagements. Von der fachkundigen Planung über die zielgerichtete Team-Kommunikation bis hin zum erfolgreichen Projektabschluss – hier erhalten Sie kompetente Einblicke in die Realität der Projektleitung. Projekte realistisch planen Entdecken Sie, welche ersten Schritte das Projekt erfolgreich starten, wie man solide Zeitpläne entwickelt und gute Visionsdokumente und Spezifikationen schreibt, wie neue Ideen entstehen und was man aus ihnen machen kann. Teams effektiv führen Erhalten Sie Einblicke in die erfolgreiche Teamleitung: Lernen Sie, wie man die Team-Moral kultiviert, konfliktfrei kommuniziert, Meetings optimal gestaltet und den Spaß am Projekt steigert. Neu in der überarbeiteten Auflage Die zweite, komplett überarbeitete Auflage wurde um Übungsteile am Ende jeden Kapitels erweitert. Dadurch kann der Leser durch über 120 Übungen die Kapitelinhalte praxisnah erschließen und vertiefen.